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Communication & Media Studies at Bentley University

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Communication & Media Studies at Bentley University

What traits are you looking for in a communications school? To help you decide if Bentley University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's communications program.

Bentley is located in Waltham, Massachusetts and approximately 5,314 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 students received a bachelor's degree in communications from Bentley.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Communication & Media Studies section at the bottom of this page.

Bentley Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

Bentley Communication & Media Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at Bentley compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The communications major at Bentley is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Communication & Media Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 821
Most Focused Communication & Media Studies Schools 1,175

Communications Student Demographics at Bentley

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Bentley University.

Bentley Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 67% of communications bachelor's degrees went to men and 33% went to women. The typical communications bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at Bentley since its program graduates 31% more men than average.

Bentley Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communications at Bentley are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Bentley University with a bachelor's in communications.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Bentley University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Bentley also has a doctoral program available in communications. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Communications Grads May Go Into

A degree in communications can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MA, the home state for Bentley University.

Occupation Jobs in MA Average Salary in MA
Public Relations Specialists 7,040 $68,610
Editors 3,160 $89,280
Writers and Authors 1,490 $70,000
Reporters and Correspondents 1,050 $53,140
Communications Professors 530 $79,930


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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